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Last Updated: Tuesday April 29 2008 15:55 GMT

In pictures: Football mad elephant!

Elephant with a football

Watch out Becks... keepers at the West Midlands Safari Park think they've discovered England's next footie star.

Elephant with a football

Meet Latabe, a 10-year-old African elephant who's been putting her footie skills to the test against other elephants AND keepers at the park.

Elephant scoring a goal

They say Latabe beats the goalkeeper seven or eight times out of 10, so could be the answer to the England team's penalty scoring problems!